What is COVID-19?

What is COVID-19

In January 2020, Chinese authorities confirmed a new type of coronavirus, known as COVID-19, which affects the respiratory system. 

On 11 March, 2020, the World Health Organisation labeled the virus a global pandemic. Within New Zealand, District Health Boards (DHBs), including MidCentral DHB, are working closely with the Ministry of Health (MoH) in response to the pandemic's spread in New Zealand.

Resources and links

Read the MidCentral DHB Pandemic Plan (external website)

Official government COVID-19 website (external website)

Ministry of Health website (external website)